For the last years in the Russian society there is a transformation of the social and economic relations which is characterized by change of values, of life priorities and is manifested in the increasing importance of individual wealth and property differentiation.In this research the features of valuable orientations and economic attitudes of residents of Perm and Perm region has been analysed. This problem is interesting to regional science, in particular, for understanding of psychological specifics of the population of the region. Residents of Perm and Perm region (n=557) - representatives of Perm, Kudymkar, Kungur, Gubakha, Solikamsk, Berezniki and some municipal districts as Ilyinsky, Kishertsky, Nytvensky, Osinsky, Suksunsky have acted as respondents. As a result it has been revealed that for respondents values such as Self-Direction Action, Self-Direction Thought, Security Societal, Security Personal, Humility, Conformity Interpersonal, Power Resources, Benevolence: care are more important; and values of Hedonism and Universalism Concern less important. The majority of respondents are experiencing economic anxiety, worried about their financial situation due to the economic crisis in the country, feel the need to increase income and at the moment have a shortage of cash. As a result of the correlation analysis, it was found that most of the economic attitudes are positively associated with the values of Self-Direction Action, Self-Direction Thought, Power Resources, Power Dominance, Achievement and Security Personal and negatively with the values of Face, Conformity Rules.
Following article represents some results of empiric study. It can be a matter of interest for specialists concerned about existing views of city dwellers on their free time, rejuvenation and its most famous manifestation, kidult consumers. Article reviews two mythological constructs devoted to describe the world around kidults and their position in this world help kidults to incorporate their “childish” behavior patterns into their lifeworld, give their games roles, fixed position in time and space, hence legitimize their practices. Article reviews these constructs in a way they were delivered by kidults themselves during the interviews. Text explains cultural and social characteristics of these constructs and the status of kidult practice they give
At the present stage of economic science development there is no single approach which allows to comprehensively assess the quality of services of the hotel complex. As a consequence it is not possible to fully assess the level of customer satisfaction. The concept of the services quality measuring, proposed in this paper, considers not only the shortcomings of existing methods, but also it is based on the use of economic, social, and mathematical sciences achievements. However, the main goal, which aimed this study is to set the detection level of the services quality compliance as for the institutional mission and also up to the national and international standards of hotel services quality.
The article analyzes the propaganda of rural electrification in the early Soviet period. Main attention is dedicated to the political context of electrification, literary texts and the press, visual culture. The article focuses on the representation of the role of Lenin in electrification, as well as on the construction of the image of Lenin-demiurge, the creator of the new industrial world. A certain canon of representation of electricity linked with the image of Lenin was shaped in visual culture, both suggested by the authorities and created by the people themselves. This was reflected in the metaphor of the “Ilyich bulb”. This may be explained by mythologization of both Lenin and electricity itself, that still was perceived as an almost mythic alchemic power, capable of resurrecting.
This article is devoted to the characteristics of the tourist product in terms of its multi-level formation structure. The main advantage of the proposed issue in tourist product formation is the ability to use at the same time all its levels and each level separately.
The aim of this paper is to analyze the current state of the oil and gas industry of Russia in the conditions of falling oil prices and sanctions policy as well as the forecast of the further development of the industry and search for the ways out. The article demonstrates that the sanctions imposed on Russian companies as well as unprecedentedly low oil prices in the short term did not have a major impact on the production stability of the Russian oil and gas sector. The reason is that Russia has a huge resource potential and Russian oil projects are profitable even at low oil prices. However, in the long term, these factors can have a negative impact on the industry, which is due primarily to the shortage of modern equipment and technologies for the implementation of promising projects in the Arctic shelf, as well as on deposits with difficult development conditions. The article shows that a major investment in the development of modern domestic equipment and technologies are required in the current situation; it is advisable to develop the residual reserves and reserves difficult to recover in the aged areas along with the implementation of large-scale projects for the production of hydrocarbons in new areas.
The article provides an overview of studies by foreign authors published between December 2019 and April 2020 on the topic of disseminating information about the new coronavirus infection COVID-19 on social networks. The authors consider the ratio of reliable and false information in social media against the backdrop of a pandemic. Scientists from China, as well as Italy, Japan, Spain, France and other countries analyze the effect of infodemia on the emotions and behavior of people in China, on their lifestyle during the epidemic, on the psychological state of society.
The article explores the approaches to cultural history of electricity, that have shaped in western humanities, and consider the sociocultural context of technological novelties. These approaches have been developed within STS (Science and Technology Studies), they question the assumptions of technological determinism and focus on the ways society can influence on technological development. Cultural history of electricity explores the specificities of interpretation of the novelty, its visual representations, construction of public image in state events and leisure practices, gender strategies of domestication. The relevance of the analysis of sociocultural context of technology reception is explained by the importance of social embeddedness of technologies for their promotion and development.